St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

The Parish of St. Francis of Assisi is a lively and active parish, serving the areas of Crosspool, Sandygate, Lodge Moor, Ranmoor, Nether Green and Fulwood.

It is part of Sheffield Deanery in the Diocese of Hallam and is twinned with the Parish of St William of York.

The Parish Priest is Father Kevin Thornton and the Parish Deacon is Stephen Parker. We have an active parish council and the current chair is Nick Neale.

Forthcoming Events

  • Afternoon Tea – 12:30pm to 3pm,  Tuesday 21st January in the Assisi Hall. All ages welcome.
  • St Francis Youth Group – 6:30pm to 9pm, Wednesday 22nd January  in the Upper Room. Young people in Y10 to Y13+ welcome.
  • Justice and Peace Meeting – 8pm, Wednesday 29th January in the Presbytery. New members welcome.
  • Hallam Ascent – 2pm, Wednesday 5th February in the Assisi Hall. John Biggins will talk about his work as a Deacon.
  • The dance show, Musical Magic – Thursday 6th February at 8pm, Friday 7th February at 8pm and Saturday 8th February at 2pm and 6pm. Tickets (£7 for adults, £4 for children) will be on sale soon.

New to the parish?

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to anyone joining our parish for the first time. We offer a home visit from members of our parish council. As well as giving you a formal welcome to St Francis of Assisi, they can outline the range of activities and facilities available within the parish. If you’re new, please send us a message and we’ll get in touch.